Are you creative? Do you believe in volunteering? Start where you are! Use what you have! Do what you can! Join us along with international volunteers for ‘Hand in Land’ Work Camp from August 28th to 10th Sep, Great Himalayan National Park- Camp Code FSL-WHV-629
Camp code- FSL WHV-629
This National Park in the western part of the Himalayan Mountains in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh is characterized by high alpine peaks, alpine meadows and riverine forests. The 90,540 ha property includes the upper mountain glacial and snow meltwater sources of several rivers, and the catchments of water supplies that are vital to millions of downstream users. The GHNPCA protects the monsoon-affected forests and alpine meadows of the Himalayan front ranges. It is part of the Himalaya biodiversity hotspot and includes twenty-five forest types along with a rich assemblage of fauna species, several of which are threatened. This gives the site outstanding significance for biodiversity conservation.
The camp will focus on conserving biodiversity of the great Himalayan national park which was established in 1984 and is spread over an area of 1,171 km2 at an altitude of between 1500 and 6000 m. The Great Himalayan National Park is a habitat to numerous flora and more than 375 fauna species insects.
The camp will be implemented in coordination with UNESCO World Heritage Centre, Archaeological Survey of India and the Great Himalayan national park , the local school and community.
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